World-Famous Barbecue, Award-Winning Wines, NASCAR History, Fine Art & Historic Uptown

Located in Davidson County in the Piedmont area of North Carolina, Lexington is known as
“The Barbeque Capital of the World”. Let us help you discover the history of the town, places to visit, where to stay, where to eat, and things to do that make Lexington such a special place. Now’s the time to plan a visit, and be sure to check our calendar for special events to enhance your trip. You’re sure to discover something memorable, and often remarkable, in Lexington, North Carolina.




‘Que it up in Lexington!

Experience the charm of Lexington. Visit popular shopping on historic Main Street, where a small family grocery has thrived for more than 100 years, where one of the largest family hardware stores in the South offers personal service, and where there’s a store for those who think candy is an essential food group.
The surrounding countryside is home to a half dozen wineries and one of NASCAR’s top race shops and museums, as well as the gallery of North Carolina’s most famous living artist. Of course, no visit is complete without Lexington-style barbeque, smoked fresh daily at 13 barbecue restaurants. All of these are just
a taste of the many ways to ’Que it up in Lexington.